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    Sale 11786

    The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part II

    16 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 435

    A LAC BURGAUTÉ SNUFF BOTTLE

    JAPAN, 1860-1920

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LAC BURGAUTÉ SNUFF BOTTLE
    JAPAN, 1860-1920
    The bottle is decorated with abalone shell and gold inlay on the black lacquer ground with various 'precious objects', the sides, neck and stopper are decorated with intricate geometric patterns. The base is inlaid in shell with a two-character archaistic mark.
    2 ½ in. (6.4 cm.) high, original lac burgauté stopper


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    Provenance

    Robert Kleiner, Belfont Company Ltd., Hong Kong, 1994.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 1658.


    Exhibited

    Boston, International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society Convention, The Barron Collection, 23-26 September 2008.